Full Professor Cell Biology / Systems Biology (0.8 - 1.0 FTE) Radboud University Faculty of Science Netherlands

Full Professor Cell Biology / Systems Biology (0.8 - 1.0 FTE)



Faculty of Science

Maximum salary: € 8,127 gross/month

Vacancy number: 62.22.19

Application deadline: 2 June 2019



As a full professor in cell biology/systems biology, you are part of the Radboud Institute of Molecular Life Sciences (RIMLS).

We are looking for an opportunity to initiate a new, internationally competitive line of biological research that is complementary to the research that is currently being performed in our institute. We particularly see opportunities for complementary molecular, cell biological and computational research in the areas of single-cell genomics and systems biology.


You want to contribute to the institute’s teaching at the Bachelor and Master student level, and you will take up management tasks.

You are excited to work in an international team, and you will seek collaborations with the greater community of interdisciplinary scientists at Radboud University and Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc).


You actively look for opportunities to obtain substantial external funding. Furthermore, you provide an active and stimulating contribution to the continuous improvement, internationalisation and positioning of our institut

Work environment


The Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (RIMLS) is a leading interfaculty research institute of the Faculties of Science (FNWI) and of Medicine (Radboudumc). RIMLS aims to achieve a greater understanding of the molecular mechanisms of disease by integration of scientific expertise of both molecular and medical sciences.


RIMLS-FNWI offers an international research environment with various interdisciplinary topics and projects. The central research theme is the role that epigenetic processes play in the regulation of gene expression during development and differentiation in health and disease. Important tools used within the institute include Next Generation Sequencing, Mass Spectrometry, Single Cell Analysis and bioinformatics analysis. RIMLS-FNWI operates its own facilities to perform state-of-the-art research.


RIMLS-FNWI is responsible for several courses at both the Bachelor’s and Master’s level of the Biology curriculum at Radboud University, in particular also in the “Medical Epigenomics” Master’s specialization track. Both Bachelor and Master students opt for internships in the departments of RIMLS-FNWI. Moreover, the institute also contributes to the “Molecular Mechanisms of Disease” Master’s programme of the Radboudumc and also offers internships for students in this programme.


Radboud University supports employees in finding a good work?life balance. Its good accessibility, scenic surroundings and historic centre make Nijmegen a pleasant city to live and work.

What we expect from you


You are a senior scientist who holds a doctoral degree and have demonstrated academic leadership skills. You want to build a strong research group of PhD students and postdoctoral researchers.

In addition, you should:


    have excellent scientific qualities, illustrated by a track record of publications in high-ranking scientific journals in your own field as well as in interdisciplinary journals;

    be a team player who is able to communicate well with other scientists and supporting staff;

    have a well-defined (inter)national network;

    have broad experience in molecular and cell biology, which has resulted in collaborative experimental research in adjacent disciplines;

    have a proven track record of teaching experience and qualities;

    have shown to be successful in grant applications.


What we have to offer


    employment: 0.8 - 1.0 FTE;

    a maximum gross monthly salary of € 8,127 based on a 38-hour working week (salary scale H2);

    in addition to the salary: an 8% holiday allowance and an 8.3% end-of-year bonus;

    duration of the contract: 5 years with possibility of extension;

    classification in the Dutch university job-ranking system (UFO): Professor, Level 2;

    you will be able to make use of our Dual Career Service where our Dual Career Officer will assist with family related support, such as child care, and help your partner prepare for the local labour market and with finding an occupation.


Are you interested in our excellent employment conditions?

Other Information


The Radboud University Faculty of Science is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and as such encourages applications from women and minorities. An assessment may take place during the selection procedure.

Would you like to know more?


Further information on: Molecular biology / Molecular biology


For more information about this vacancy, please contact:

Prof.dr. M. Vermeulen

Telephone: 0031 24 2610562

E-mail: michiel.vermeulen@science.ru.nl

Are you interested?


You should upload your application (attn. of prof.dr. M. Vermeulen) exclusively using the button 'Apply' below. Your application should include (and be limited to) the following attachment(s):


    Motivation letter

    CV including research and teaching statement



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